Posts Tagged: living conditions

Los Angeles activists and unhoused residents halt sweep in Echo Park

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On the morning of Feb. 12, over a hundred community members gathered at Echo Park Lake to shut down the city’s attempt to evict the park’s housele...

Jose Cortes intervenes in CA50 congressional candidate forum

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On Feb. 7, four candidates were set to take the stage at a CA50 candidate forum.

Public housing residents sue NYC over slum conditions

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In addition to demanding repairs, residents involved in this lawsuit are demanding full public funding for NYCHA.

‘Progressive’ and unaffordable San Francisco hates on homeless people

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On Dec. 7, San Francisco police shot a homeless man in the ever-gentrifying Mission District. Despite eyewitness accounts contesting SFPD's version of...

Denver refinery poisons surrounding community

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On the morning of Dec. 11, yellow material rained down from the sky in Commerce City, Colorado, covering cars and prompting two schools to go on brief...

Stop the Eviction! Moms 4 Housing

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Moms 4 Housing, a collective of homeless and marginally housed mothers, reclaimed a home purposefully held vacant to drive up the price.

Operation Gatekeeper: A continuation of U.S. imperialism and colonialism

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The history of San Diego County is riddled with colonialism.

PG&E utility shuts off power to 1.5 million people

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On Oct. 8, Pacific Gas & Electric company shut off power to 800,000 people across Northern California.

Boston march rejects ‘Operation Clean Sweep’, attacks on the homeless

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Steel barricades continue to section off parts of Atkinson Street in Boston’s South End, creating a militarized backdrop for the brutal and sustaine...

Fulton public housing tenants: ‘Our fight is just beginning!’

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This week the streets of Chelsea, New York City, rang twice with the voices of New York City Housing Authority tenants at Fulton Houses and their supp...